HOUSTON, June 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup is proud to announce the addition of Tom Barton, a shareholder with Barton, Walter & Krier, P.C., to the firm’s Strategic Advisory Board. Barton brings to the firm his many years of experience as a well-rounded CPA advising on a number of diverse issues in the areas of business and tax planning. In his new consultative position with alliantgroup, Barton will play an important role in advising the firm on its future strategic initiatives.

“It is an honor to be joining such a prestigious advisory board that includes so many policy, business and industry thought-leaders,” said Barton. “Having worked with alliantgroup for many years, I can personally vouch for the all-around quality of their organization and I look forward to offering whatever guidance I can as the firm enters its next phase of growth.”

Along with being a shareholder with Barton, Walter & Krier, P.C., Barton is the leader of mergers and acquisition services for the firm, where he works with sellers and buyers of businesses to negotiate transactions that are both accounting and tax favorable. He is also a member of the board of directors for Village Bank in Minnesota.

Barton has worked extensively with closely held businesses in management consulting, tax planning and negotiating favorable financing terms for his clients. He also assists his clients with succession planning and transfers of family owned businesses.

“I would like to formally welcome Tom to our Strategic Advisory Board,” said alliantgroup CEO Dhaval Jadav. “Tom brings yet another level of expertise to our prestigious board that will allow us to better serve U.S. businesses and our CPA partners. I know his guidance will be an invaluable asset for our clients.”

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